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If you’re struggling to get the sleep you need, it could be affecting your health and quality of life. Find advice and information about sleep from experts who can help.

Understanding sleep

We all sleep. In fact we spend about a third of our lives sleeping, so it’s important to know how to sleep well.
From circadian rhythm to REM sleep, our experts give you the knowledge to get a peaceful night’s sleep.

What is REM sleep and why is it so important?

REM sleep is the deepest kind of sleep and it’s when you dream most vividly. Find out why REM sleep is so important.

Sleep problems

Sleep and your health

Life stages and sleep

Your age has a lot to do with how much sleep you need and how much you get. Learn how life stages can impact your sleep.

Inside Health

Our Inside Health series encourages you to take steps towards a healthier lifestyle. Our medical experts pass on their knowledge to you through our online events, videos and articles. Check out our sleep event and get inspired to make lasting, positive changes.

Can Bupa help you take control of your health?

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